Smith helps No. 17 Missouri beat Texas A&M 68-52

Missouri guard Javon Pickett (4) makes a basket as Texas A&M guard Savion Flagg (1) defends during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Dru Smith scored 15 points and No. 17 Missouri shook off rust from an 11-day layoff due to COVID-19 protocols to beat Texas A&M 68-52. Jeremiah Tilmon added 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (8-2, 2-2 SEC). Andre Gordon paced the Aggies (7-5, 2-4) with 19 points.